Expressive Purcell from Fretwork

The viol ensemble takes on the complete fantazias – listen to a clip here
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Purcell
Complete Fantazias; In Nomines in 6 and 7 parts
Fretwork
Harmonia Mundi HMU 907502
49:50 mins


‘The playing in Fretwork’s new recording, with partly different personnel from the earlier one (Virgin), strikes my ears as being more fluent and more expressively spontaneous’ Nicholas Anderson


A full review plus star ratings is published in our August 2009 issue

Audio clip: Purcell: In Nomine (in 7 parts)

Related links:
Elegant Celtic dances and airs
Songs from a Golden Age